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Cyclists are priceless for cities

Cyclists are priceless for cities

| November 25, 2015

A new Danish study shows that cyclists and pedestrians contribute to roughly 50 % of the revenue in retailing in the large cities’ centers and roughly 25 % in the small and medium-sized cities. The bicycle is the preferred means of transportation in city centers, and cyclists visit more shops per trip than car drivers.

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New Cycling Action Plan for Aalborg

New Cycling Action Plan for Aalborg

| October 14, 2013

Just before summer 2013, a new Cycling Action Plan was approved by the Aalborg technical committee. The action plan is the third of its kind (following similar plans in 2005 and 2009).

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New Danish common government policy includes bicycles

New Danish common government policy includes bicycles

| October 3, 2011

Earlier today, the New Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt announced the official common government policy entitled “A Denmark that stands together”. The government policy propose some interesting traffic solutions.

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1000 kilometers of new bike lanes in the world’s biggest city of cars

1000 kilometers of new bike lanes in the world’s biggest city of cars

| March 24, 2011

Los Angeles, the city known for cars, is going to get more than 1000 kilometers of new bike lanes within the forthcoming years.

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Millions of Pounds for Cycling in England – Why?

Millions of Pounds for Cycling in England – Why?

| November 1, 2010

One of Kevin Mayne’s, Cycling England, presentations from the Danish national conference on cycling

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Tax incentives for bike commuting

Tax incentives for bike commuting

| July 12, 2010

Denmark is in many aspects a front-runner when it comes to cycling. Unfortunately, the area of tax incentives for bike commuting is not one of them.

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Cities look into cycling possibilities

Cities look into cycling possibilities

| June 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Short interview with Connie Hedegaard – European Commissioner for Climate Action – from the Velo-City Global conference in Copenhagen

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Boosting cycling is win-win

Boosting cycling is win-win

| April 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

“Cycling improves health and the environment but it is not in the DNA of government. It needs to be”

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Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

Handy Lessons From Overseas on Walking and Bicycling

| March 28, 2010 | 2 Comments

A team of 12 U.S. transportation professionals conducted in May 2009 an international scan in Europe focused on bicyclist

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